Massachusetts Senator Introduces Legislation Imposing Obligations on Data Brokers

Odia Kagan of Fox Rothschild writes:

Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., has introduced a bill (S. 2577) imposing considerable obligations on data brokers regarding their handling of personal information.

Key provisions:

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  • Upon a verified request, disclose to the requesting individual information about the information collected, time of collection, who it was shared with and how long it will be retained.
  • Upon a verified request, correct personal information, and take steps relating to the accuracy of publicly available information that you posses.

Read more about the provisions on Privacy Compliance & Data Security.  You can read the full text of the bill here.

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